Acts 13:24

“When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When Iohn had first preached before his coming, the baptisme of repentance to all the people of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

when John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For whose coming John made ready the way by preaching to all the people of Israel the baptism which goes with a change of heart.
- Basic English Bible

John having proclaimed before the face of his entry [among the people] [the] baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
- Darby Bible

John having first preached, before his coming, the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
- Webster's Bible

Before the coming of Jesus, John had proclaimed to all the people of Israel a baptism of repentance.
- Weymouth Bible

before his coming, when John had first preached the baptism of repentance to Israel.
- World English Bible

whanne Joon prechide bifor the face of his comyng the baptym of penaunce to al the puple of Israel.
- Wycliffe Bible

John having first preached, before his coming, a baptism of reformation to all the people of Israel;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 13:24


13:24 John having first preached - He mentions this, as a thing already known to them. And so doubtless it was. For it gave so loud an alarm to the whole Jewish nation, as could not but be heard of in foreign countries, at least as remote as Pisidia.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 13:24


Ac 13:24,25 John had first preached. John, who preached before the Savior's coming, is named because he was well known to the Jews, and most of them regarded him a prophet. See Mt 3:1-12 Joh 5:32-35.

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